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GoSite

GoSite provides space for conversation, interaction

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Submitted 06-28-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

A little more than a year ago, the GoSite opened its doors to welcome visitors and provide a unique way of curating an experience of Grand Rapids that gives visitors a local's perspective. At the same time the GoSite provides a platform for...

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Exploring Greater Grand Rapids: Experiences as a GoSite Guide

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Submitted 12-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Brett Townsend, GoSite Guide Most everybody who's explored a new area has likely experienced the fluttering emotions of excitement and bewilderment that can accompany new terrain. “…Where do I start?” a recent...

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GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

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Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite Guides, as the staff of the new information sharing space at 101 Monroe Center are called, keep count of the number of visitors who walk through the door. It’s part of their job, and an important metric for reports and goal setting...

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GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

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Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite Information Sharing Space, a 21st century welcome center for locals and tourists alike, celebrated its official ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, followed by an all day Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The...

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GoSite reveals ribbon cutting, grand opening dates

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Submitted 03-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite, a 21st century welcome center for locals and visitors alike, will celebrate its Grand Opening on Saturday, April 4 with a full day of activities, prizes, samples and giveaways. More information about the GoSite and the celebration day...

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Connecting downtown GoSite with Grand Rapids' great neighborhoods

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Submitted 12-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the new GoSite space in downtown Grand Rapids undergoes preparation for a spring grand opening, content building continues. Collaboration is key to broad inclusion of the many things this region has to offer. Connecting with the interesting and...

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Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

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Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Meet Jim Winslow, local graphic designer, photographer and history enthusiast. For the past three years he has been leading walking tours throughout the city and just this past June he launched Tour GR. Since then, he has done as many as 60 tours,...

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Community input shapes direction of GoSite implementation plan

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Submitted 11-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite, a collaborative project brought together by the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to create a fun, innovative and welcoming place for visitors and locals alike to find and share information about Grand Rapids, opened Phase I this past...

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GoSite Pop Up exceeds expectations in number, reach of visitors

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Submitted 09-02-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

While the GoSite welcome center and information sharing space has benefitted from numerous community meetings and months of research during the planning stage, nothing is quite as valuable as opening up the process for greater public participation...

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GOSite Pop Up introductory site open to public

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

The GOSite is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until September 13. The information center located at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is currently gleaning public insight as to how GOSite will continue to develop.  GOSite is staffed...

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